A small Reno restaurant’s use of the name Feast gave Station Casinos Inc. heartburn.
Richard N. “Rick” Velotta has covered business, the gaming industry, tourism, transportation and aviation in Las Vegas for 25 years. A former reporter and editor with the Las Vegas Sun, the Ogden (Utah) Standard-Examiner, the Arizona Daily Sun in Flagstaff and the Aurora (Colo.) Sun, Velotta is a graduate of Northern Arizona University where he won the school’s top journalism honor. He became the Review-Journal's assistant business editor in September 2018.
Gaming regulators on Wednesday unanimously approved a special license for a Las Vegas tavern to set up a temporary casino for eight hours in order to preserve the property’s gaming license.
Casino licensees would get clarity on responding to customers who appear to be impaired by drugs and out-of-state sports bettors would be able to be paid winnings easier under amendments to gaming regulations that have been proposed to the Nevada Gaming Commission.
Clark County Commissioner Chris Giunchigliani has consistently opposed the public’s $750 million subsidy for the 65,000-seat indoor football stadium being built by the Oakland Raiders. Commission Chairman Steve Sisolak and other commissioners have consistently supported it. Nothing was different Tuesday as commissioners neared the financial finish line for funding the project.
While the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority was celebrated for its role in the weeks immediately following the Oct. 1 shooting, that isn’t likely to be the case when it comes to memorializing the tragedy and building a permanent tribute to the victims and heroes.
For members of the Las Vegas Stadium Authority and executives of the Oakland Raiders, the grind is over.
The Las Vegas Stadium deal didn’t happen overnight, but it dad happen quickly.
It’s a sprawling, $1.8 billion project on a tight deadline and has been a point of contention for more than two years.
Shareholders of Las Vegas-based Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a proposal for the company’s merger with Penn National Gaming Inc.
Wynn Resorts officials said Thursday they may change the name of the Wynn Boston Harbor project.
Las Vegas Stadium Authority Chairman Steve Hill and Oakland Raiders President Marc Badain on Wednesday signed all the documents needed to fund a $1.8 billion indoor football stadium that will house the NFL team and the UNLV Rebel football team beginning in 2020.
Statewide gaming win cracked the $1 billion mark for the second straight month in February as Nevada casinos capitalized on a shift in the dates of Chinese New Year in 2018.
If Wednesday’s Las Vegas Stadium Authority agenda brings about a sense of deja vu, you’re not imagining things.
Most stakeholders believe the U.S. Supreme Court will strike down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, opening the door to legal sports betting.
Gaming has arrived on the Strip and it’s not about blackjack, roulette or craps.